Doctor, Doctor

Doctor, Doctor brings you discussions of practical and current medical topics with a focus on the dignity of the human person – body and soul. A trustworthy source of medical information and advice for Catholics.
Doctor, Doctor - 01/18/2020 - Healthcare Rights
Dr. Ashley Fernandes, associate director of the Center for Bioethics at the Ohio State University College of Medicine, covers what Catholics need to know to understand the debate about health care rights, including patient autonomy, physician conscience, and the right to medical care.
Doctor, Doctor - 01/11/2020 - Compassionate Care in Medicine Pt 2
Dr. Dominic Vachon, Director of the Ruth M. Hillebrand Center for Compassionate Care in Medicine at the University of Notre Dame, is back for a second episode to discuss the science of compassion, including how compassion or lack of it impacts both doctors and patients and what we can all do to be better at it.
Doctor, Doctor - 01/04/2020 - Compassionate Care in Medicine - Vachon
Dr. Dominic Vachon, Director of the Ruth M. Hillebrand Center for Compassionate Care in Medicine at the University of Notre Dame, discusses the importance of compassionate care, why some doctors find it difficult, how doctors can increase their compassion, and how studies show learning about and focusing on compassionate care is beneficial for both doctors and patients.
Doctor, Doctor - 12/27/2019 - Winter Sickness
All three regular co-hosts come together to discuss the most common winter medical problems, how to avoid them, and how to treat them."
Doctor, Doctor - 12/20/2019 - Abortion and Breast Cancer
Breast cancer surgeon Dr. Angela Lanfranchi shares the truth about the latest breast cancer research, including the link between artificial contraception and abortion and increased risk of breast cancer.
Doctor, Doctor - 12/06/2019 - Are Women Better Doctors?
The Doctor Doctor team talk with 4 female physicians. Are women better doctors than men? Listen in---
Doctor, Doctor - 12/01/2019 - A Doctor in War-torn Sudan
Dr. Tom Catena is a missionary family physician and general surgeon serving over 1 million people in the war-torn regions of Sudan. He talks about how he decided to dedicate his life to medical mission work, what it’s like working in a remote part of a country ravaged by war, how he finds fulfillment in his work despite the difficulties.
Doctor, Doctor - 11/22/2019 - Todd Young on common-sense healthcare
Senator Todd Young (R-IN) serves on the Senate Finance Committee and its Health Subcommittee that oversees Medicare and is also active in Veterans’ healthcare oversight. He talks about the latest healthcare efforts in Congress including VA medical care, organ procurement, tobacco purchase age, and Medicare for All.
Doctor, Doctor - 11/15/2019 - History of brain death science
Deacon Dr. John Travaline and Sister Dr. Mary Diana Dreger from the Catholic Medical Association talk about the difficult topic of brain death. They cover the history of brain death science, what is currently considered brain death in the United States, why it is controversial, and the implications for how the Catholic Church issues ethical teachings on death.
Doctor, Doctor - 11/01/2019 - Facts and Fictions on Vaping
Critical care pulmonologist Dr. Eustace Fernandes shares facts and fictions about the vaping craze: what is it, who’s doing it, does it help people quit smoking, is it addictive, is it healthy, and much more.
Doctor, Doctor - 10/25/2019 - Dr. John Travaline - Sleep is Important
Dr. John Travaline talks all about sleep – why sleep is important, what good sleep looks like, what prevents us from getting good sleep, and what we can do to get more good sleep.
Doctor, Doctor - 10/18/2019 - Ethical Concerns with US Healthcare
Grace Marie Turner, president of the Galen Institute, joins the doctors to talk about what’s wrong with the healthcare system in the United States, what options to fix it have been proven to actually work, and what Catholic should be looking for as ethical concerns in healthcare policies.
Doctor, Doctor - 10/11/2019 - Safe Haven Baby Boxes
First, Bobby Williams shares about the work of the Women’s Care Center Foundation, and Jenny Hunsbarger shares her experiences with over 20 years counseling women facing crisis pregnancies. Then Monica Kelsey, founder of Safe Haven Baby Boxes, talks about how babies’ lives are being saved by alarm-activated, heated boxes for abandoned babies.
Doctor, Doctor - 10/05/2019 - Kristan Hawkins- prolife
Kristan Hawkins, president of Students for Life of America, talks about why young people are called the “Pro-Life Generation,” how pro-life people are preparing for life post Roe v. Wade, and how her organization has been so successful helping convert young Americans to the cause of life. Then Jim Daly, president of Focus on the Family, talks about helping abortion opponents see the dignity of the unborn by doing an ultrasound in Times Square.
Doctor, Doctor - 09/27/2019 - Kathleen Eaton-Bravo
Kathleen Eaton-Bravo, founder of the Obria Group of pro-life medical clinics, tells the story of how she became pro-life after her own abortion, got involved in the pro-life movement, and overcame strict pro-abortion state regulations in California to grow one of the largest organization of pregnancy centers in the country, protecting thousands of women and babies every year.